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User currently offlineBlujaay From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1096 times:

Hello,

There was a post here a little while ago titled "Thinnest Transatlantic Route" (http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/319259/) it stated that the Bangor-Helsinki route was the thinnest, but there is an Air Canada Flight 860 from Halifax to London(LHR) and that is operated by a 767 and its a total of 2307 miles shorter than the bgr-hel route.


bLuJaay

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User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1056 times:

Thinest usually means least amount of pax per unit time.

User currently offlineBlujaay From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1042 times:

Oh really, I took it "thin" as meaning shortest, i guess I was wrong, thanks for the correction...

bLuJaay


User currently offlineBY738 From Tonga, joined Sep 2000, 2261 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1018 times:

I guess Continentals EWR- GLA 757 service is a bit on the thin side, but with good load factors.

User currently offlineAC183 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 1532 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1010 times:

Air Canada's St. John's-London route is even shorter than the Halifax run.

User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 13
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 986 times:

Thin refers to low traffic volumes and also city pairs that do not have high-traffic, such as CLE-LGW or
perhaps FCO-SIN, JFK-VCE, EWR-GLA, and so forth.



User currently offlineAhlfors From Canada, joined Oct 2000, 1346 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 982 times:

I am going to reiterate what was said earlier. Bangor-Helsinki is thinner than any of those CO routes. Yes they are both on 752s, but COs flights are daily, whilst the BGR-HEL route is weekly or twice a week (can't remember which one) AND it is the stopover enroute to PBI. My guess is there is less than two dozen people or so per week on that route not including the PBI passengers.

User currently offlineHailstone From Germany, joined Nov 2000, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 963 times:

how about the icelandair 757 freighter on rej - jfk ?

User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4776 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 950 times:

Canada 3000 is considering a summer route from Halifax - LGW using the A319. Now that is a thin route for you!

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